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Ocean Sea
4.15
This is one of those books I always return to - be it I'm feeling a tad melancholic, or happy-beyond-words, or sad-beyond-a-doubt.

Baricco's lyrical s...more
Jan 2007
Oct 22, 2012
 
Creatura
3.95
Meh.

Made me cringe an awful lot of the time, and that's coming from someone who actually *likes* both Greek mythology AND sappy young adult paranorma...more
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
 
A Million Little Pieces
3.59
I put this book on my to-read list a couple of years ago when I happened upon one of Frey's quotes whilst swimming in the teenage angst lagoons of the...more
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 06, 2014
 
The Sense of an Ending
3.68
I've had a deeply passionate love-affair with England for over a decade now - be it the music, the literature, the overall culture and the cities and...more
Sep 2012
Sep 15, 2012
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.45
This is so scarily well written, it sort of makes me afraid of attempting to do anything in life as I shall doubtfully reach the level of mastery it t...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
 
This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.
3.61
Alright, so I'm not really sure how to review this. Do I focus on the writing and style, which were right up my alley and I consider Burroughs a great...more
Mar 28, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
 
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
3.64
I was trying to jot down the things that bothered me about this book, and they were many. Here are some main points... (VAGUE SPOILERS AHEAD, BEWARE)

S...more
Apr 06, 2014
Apr 05, 2014
 
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
4.34
I got through this really quickly. The writing was simple, not in a way to be lacking, but I think it suited the themes and the protagonist's voice re...more
Apr 03, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
 
On the Road: The Original Scroll
4.20
I'm not sure how to rate this book, I'm very ambivalent about it.

Like any high school student with a vague interest in subcultures and alternative lif...more
Oct 22, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
4.03
I had very different expectations for this book, and looking at it now, I probably loved it even more because it was not your usual run of the mill yo...more
May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.85
First of all, let me just clear up my "ratings" system on here. I operate on a pretty simple scale - if I really loved the book and thought it was ama...more
Nov 20, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
I have only two words in which to describe this, and they're "literary crack".

Despite the fact that I'd seen the HBO series prior to starting the book...more
Oct 20, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
 
The Art of Loving
3.99
3.5 stars, to be more precise. An interesting book, bits and pieces of a lot of psych(oanalytical)-talk wrapped up in a comprehensive argument that re...more
Apr 27, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
 
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find -- and Keep -- Love
3.85
So, this is probably the first self-help book I've read. I can't remember any others which were as blatantly instructive on how to deal with your rela...more
Mar 2013
Mar 18, 2013
 
Hopscotch
4.27
I'm hovering around 4.7 with this book, because it was really difficult to get through at times and because I needed to really "make" myself get into...more
Oct 14, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
Forbidden
4.07
*spoilers ahead*

I'm still not sure what I think about this one. On the one hand, it did leave me wondering about societal norms, taboos, as well as th...more
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
You Deserve Nothing
3.60
Okay, so I have to say I've had my suspicions starting this book. I had somewhat of a similar experience when I was younger, and for the most part it...more
Sep 2012
Sep 15, 2012
 
The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients
4.21
I don't know what I was expecting when I picked this book up, but it was certainly not to be as blown away as I found myself in the end. The awe it in...more
Apr 23, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
Down There on a Visit
3.97
So, I picked up this book a year or two ago and absolutely loved its first story. Then, for some reason unknown to me, I set it aside and only got bac...more
Sep 2012
Sep 12, 2012
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.07
If I could give it 3,5 stars, I would. But since it didn't really resonate with me, and I've given some of my favorites 4 stars, 3 it is.

What I didn't...more
Mar 18, 2013
Nov 30, 2012
 
Flaubert's Parrot
3.68
Barnes has an incredible way of capturing the inconsistencies of time, history and memory in his writing. It was what blew me away while I was reading...more
Nov 21, 2013
Sep 15, 2012
 
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
4.18
A few quick notes...

- Didn't like this as much as the first one. It was terribly bleak and depressing, and nothing much happened until the end - well,...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
 
Just Kids
4.13
It's really difficult for me to objectively review this (if in deed any of the comments I write on here are objective). I won't even try. Suffice it t...more
Mar 15, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
 
The Brothers Bishop
3.93
It's difficult to rate this book fairly for me. I can't really write a decent review for it either. It was imperfect, sure, but it also had a huge emo...more
Mar 23, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
Selected Poems
4.32
This translation was nowhere near the true beauty of Lorca's poetry. The original poems deserve a 5 star rating, but the English versions in this book...more
Dec 15, 2013
Dec 14, 2013
 
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
3.73
A beautifully written story about growing up, fitting in and accepting people for who they really are. Loved it. :)
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
 
The Party Boy's Guide to Dating a Geek (Clumsy Cupid Guidebooks, #1)
3.91
Cuteness! :)
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.41
I actually really liked this one, very addictive and it was surprisingly well written (or maybe my expectations have simply been terribly low as of la...more
Jul 2012
Jul 22, 2012
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
Very dark, maybe overly so, but still - loved the way it portrayed the many shades of gray in every conflict. Nice finish to an addictive series :)
Jul 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
Me Before You
4.32
Can't remember the last time I was this moved by a book. An absolute must-read.
Apr 28, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
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